56th INDY 500  -  1972

STARTING  GRID
                     
Rookies : 8
               
01-Bobby Unser (Eagle-Offy) 195.940.jpg
02-Peter Revson (McLaren-Offy) 192.805.jpg
03-Mark Donohue (McLaren-Offy) 191.408.jpg
04-Gary Bettenhausen (McLaren-Offy) 188.877.jpg
05-Mario Andretti (Parnelli-Offy) 187.617.jpg
06-Joe Leonard (Parnelli-Offy) 185.223.jpg
07- (R) Sam Posey (Eagle-Offy) 184.379.jpg
08-Johnny Rutherford (Brabham-Offy) 183.234.jpg
09- (R) Swede Savage (Eagle-Offy) 181.726.jpg
10-Steve Krisiloff (Kingfish-Offy) 181.433.jpg
11-Lloyd Ruby (Atlanta-Foyt) 181.415.jpg
12-Mel Kenyon (Coyote-Foyt) 181.388.jpg
13-Jim Hurtubise (Coyote-Foyt) 181.050.jpg
14- (R) John Martin (Brabham-Offy) 179.614.jpg
15-Jerry Grant (Eagle-Offy) 189.294.jpg
16-Mike Mosley (Eagle-Offy) 189.145.jpg
17-AJ Foyt (Coyote-Foyt) 188.996.jpg
18-Billy Vukovich (Eagle-Offy) 184.814.jpg
19-Al Unser (Parnelli-Offy) 183.617.jpg
20-Roger McCluskey (Antares-Offy) 182.585.jpg
21-George Snider (Coyote-Ford) 181.855.jpg
22-Carl Williams (Eagle-Offy) 180.469.jpg
23-Dick Simon (Lola-Foyt) 180.424.jpg
24-Sam Sessions (Lola-Ford) 180.415.jpg
25- (R) Mike Hiss (Eagle-Offy) 179.915.jpg
26-Gordon Johncock (McLaren-Offy) 188.511.jpg
27- (R) Salt Walther (Colt-Foyt) 180.542.jpg
28-Denny Zimmerman (Coyote-Offy) 180.027.jpg
29- (R) John Mahler (McLaren-Offy) 179.497.jpg
30- (R) Lee Kunzman (Gerhardt-Offy) 179.255.jpg
31- (R) Jimmy Caruthers (Scorpion-Foyt) 178.900.jpg
32-Cale Yarborough (Atlanta-Ford) 178.854.jpg
33-Wally Dallenbach (Lola-Foyt) 181.626.jpg


Failed to Qualify :

N° 16 Jim MALLOY (Don Gerhardt Racing) FATAL CRASH in PRACTICE
N° 19 Larry DICKSON (The Minnesota Invader, Inc.) NO ATTEMPT
N° 20 Jigger SIROIS (STP Corporation) PRACTICE ONLY
N° 20 Bob HARKEY (STP Corporation) PRACTICE ONLY
N° 25 George EATON (Fejer Racing Ontario, Ltd.) NO MORE EXPERIENCE
N° 28 Bill SIMPSON (Simpson Safety Equipement) ENGINE in QUALIFYING
N° 35 Merle BETTENHAUSEN (Grant King Racers) CRASH in PRACTICE
N° 36 Bentley WARREN (Bay State Auto Racing Corporation) INCOMPLETE RUN
N° 38 Rick MUTHER (Two Jacks, Inc.) PRACTICE ONLY
N° 43 Al LOQUASTO (Frank Fiore Racing) TOO SLOW
N° 50 Jigger SIROIS (B.J. Navarro Enterprises) NO ATTEMPT
N° 58 Jerry KARL (Midwest Mfg. Corporation) SPUN in PRACTICE - NO ATTEMPT
N° 61 Lee BRAYTON (Einshour & Brayton Racing) INCOMPLETE RUN
N° 73 Jim McELREATH (Lindsey Hopkins) TOO SLOW
N° 90 Arnie KNEPPER (C.H.E.K. Racing) ENGINE in QUALIFYING
N° 91 Bill PUTERBAUGH (Frank Curtis) PRACTICE ONLY
N° 97 Bruce WALKUP (Leader Cards, Inc.) PRACTICE ONLY
N° 97 Jigger SIROIS (Leader Cards, Inc.) PRACTICE ONLY
N° 99 Bob HARKEY (Joe Hunt Magneto) IGNITION PROBLEMS